Peck posts fastest time in Day Six, Streeper stays in the overall lead
by International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race (IPSSSDR)
February 3, 2012
Thursday, February 2, 2012 – Aaron Peck from Grand Prairie, Alberta, posted the fastest time on Day Six of the International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race (IPSSSDR) with a time of 2:59:01. Running 12 dogs, Peck averaged 13.4 miles-per-hour on the 43-mile-trail.
Blayne "Bud" Streeper from Fort Nelson, British Columbia, was second with a time of 3:04:42. In third, John Stewart from Scotland had a time of 3:07:39.
In overall times, Streeper maintains the lead with 16:42:30. Peck is second with 16:58:29. Stewart is third with 17:04:31
Following the Day Six race, teams will be hosted to a Meet and Greet Dinner at the Machine Shop in Evanston at 6 p.m. Day Seven – the last timed stage of the race--takes place Friday, February 3, from North Slope Road, 30 miles south of Evanston on the Mirror Lake Scenic Byway, Hwy 150, and finishing at the Deadhorse Trailhead south of Mountain View.
Friday following the Day Seven stage, Mountain View hosts Musher Mania at Mountain View Town Hall from 4 – 6 p.m. On Saturday, February 4, Lyman hosts a Flapjack Frenzy from 7 – 9 a.m. at Heritage Barn before the race leaves for Park City. The race concludes in Park City, Utah, at Quinn’s Junction Sports Complex with Meet the Mushers from 10 a.m. to noon, followed by the Junior Mushers Race at noon. Select students, aged 9 to 13, from schools throughout Wyoming and Utah volunteered in their communities to earn the right to compete in the kids’ race.
At 6 p.m. the Awards Banquet takes place at the Prospector, 2175 Sidewinder Drive in Park City.
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The International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race, the largest dog sled race in the lower 48 states, was founded in 1996 by Frank Teasley to make sled dog racing more accessible to the public. For a complete schedule, visit the race website at www.wyomingstagestop.org; contact the race at 307-734-1163 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The race is also active on Facebook under International Pedigree Stage Stop and on Twitter at @IPSSSDR.
For complete times visit http://wyomingstagestop.org.